New PIRG Research Underscores Need for Public Financing

By: - April 24, 2007 7:56 am

A new report from NC PIRG examines the fundraising of 10 powerful state legislators during last year's election cycle. According to the authors:

"Establishing a public financing system for North Carolina's legislative elections would prevent special interest money from overwhelming the interests of ordinary citizens."

The report is actually embargoed until Thursday April 26 and will be avaialble to the world on their website at that time. 

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Rob Schofield
Rob Schofield

NC Newsline Editor Rob Schofield oversees day-to-day newsroom operations, authors and voices regular commentaries, and hosts the 'News & Views' weekly radio show/podcast.